What Does Vitamin C Do For The Skin?

What Does Vitamin C Do For The Skin?

If there’s one vitamin we put on a pedestal, it would have to be Vitamin C!

Did you know that Vitamin C is actually dubbed “the beauty vitamin” due to its powerful effects on the skin, and in fact, by adding a little Vitamin C into your skin care routine, you can expect to see some dramatic transformations happening where your skin is concerned.

We’ll talk about all the reasons we love Vitamin C in just a moment, but one of the major reasons we especially adore this brightening beauty vitamin is its ability to help with every single skin care woe.

Yes, that’s right!

Whether blemishes currently plague you or a dull complexion, Vitamin C is your natural fix to healthier, happier skin!

Keep reading for just 4 ways Vitamin C can give your skin a boost!

Helps to fight skin aging free radicals

Vitamin C is an antioxidant vitamin, meaning it can neutralize free radicals designed to damage skin cells and increase the risk of aging. 

Vitamin C also helps to protect the skin against oxidative stress; when there is an imbalance of free radicals and antioxidants in the body, often due to an unhealthy diet or chronic stress. 

While we do highly recommend incorporating Vitamin C rich foods into your diet and finding healthy ways to manage stress, we also highly recommend applying Vitamin C topically to really reap the benefits both ways. 

Fights inflammation for clearer skin

If you are currently struggling with skin inflammation causing painful, pesky blemishes then the best thing you can do is apply topical Vitamin C to instantly soothe and calm by bringing down inflammation. 

Vitamin C’s potent anti-inflammatory benefits make it just as popular with troubled skin types as it does with more mature, aging skin. 

Brightens the skin like no other

We know this one of the more popular benefits of this beauty gem!

Vitamin C really does brighten the skin tone, by inhibiting an enzyme called tyrosinase, which in turn reduces the amount of melanin pigments produced.

Vitamin C also helps to fade dark spots, as well as increases the levels of Vitamin E and glutathione, 2 powerful antioxidants that help in the brightening process.

Glutathione encourages the skin to produce less eumelanin, which contributes to darkening of the skin, and more of the brightening Pheomelanin.

Your skin will glow with luminosity and radiance as a result!

Boosts collagen for plumper, more youthful skin

Another way Vitamin C aids in reducing the signs of aging is by boosting collagen for firmer, plumper and more youthful looking skin.

Collagen is a structural protein essential for youthful skin, but this protein drastically starts to decline as we age.

By applying ingredients that promote this powerful protein, you give your skin its best chance at aging beautifully and gracefully. 

Find this superstar antioxidant in our EVERYTHING All Boosting Serum and our BARE FACE Facial Treatment Oil!



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